Jeff Rau

Last week’s “The Oregon Minute” episode heard from public works director Jeff Rau.

The segment discussed a variety of topics, including the Perry Parkway traffic analysis, the Janesville and Park Street reconstruction and updates to public department services during the pandemic.

“The Oregon Minute” is a weekly program focusing on current village affairs and community happenings, and is filmed by OCA Media in partnership with the Observer.

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